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1890-1899

  • March 1890 - Botanical Laboratory burns to the ground
  • 1891 - College of Law founded
  • 1891 - Linda Landon begins her career at MSU; first female instructor.
  • 1891 - Eugene Davenport named president of first South American agricultural school
  • 1892 - Student Chapter of Tau Beta Pi founded
  • 1893 - First concrete sidewalks installed on campus
  • August 20, 1893 - Lewis G. Gorton becomes sixth president at M.A.C.
  • 1894 - First Campus Hospital Built
  • 1894 - Formation of the Campus Cycling Club
  • 1895 - Edith McDermott is the first female professor (Domestic Economy and Household Science).
  • 1895 - Formalization of the Farmers' Institutes
  • 1896 - Football team has its first official season of four games.
  • 1896 - Mary A. Mayo voices support for creation of women's courses
  • June 8, 1896 - A women's course was authorized. Later changed to a Home Economics course.
  • 1898 - Maude Keller becomes Dean of Women's Division